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Mike Powell

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Michael Anthony Powell (born November 10, 1963) is an American former track and field athlete, and the holder of the long jump world record. He is a two-time world champion in this event and two-time Olympic silver medallist, and has a world record of 8.95m. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Powell has received more than 7,629 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Mike Powell is the 30th most popular athlete (up from 44th in 2019), the 1,834th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,171st in 2019) and the 11th most popular American Athlete.

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  • 67.49

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  • 37

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  • 12.05

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  • 2.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Mike Powell ranks 30 out of 3,055Before him are Wilma Rudolph, Sohn Kee-chung, Ben Johnson, Tamara Press, Dora Ratjen, and Al Oerter. After him are Javier Sotomayor, Éva Székely, Ellery Harding Clark, Alvin Kraenzlein, Marita Koch, and Irving Baxter.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Mike Powell ranks 45Before him are Elisabeth Shue, Matti Nykänen, Peter Bosz, Til Schweiger, Mike Myers, and Rumen Radev. After him are Josep Maria Bartomeu, Lolo Ferrari, Karl Malone, Dunga, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and Charles Barkley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Powell ranks 1,834 out of 15,968Before him are Thomas A. Steitz (1940), Jane Jacobs (1916), John O'Keefe (1939), Lou Gehrig (1903), Nettie Stevens (1861), and Al Oerter (1936). After him are Steve Vai (1960), Samuel R. Delany (1942), James Van Allen (1914), Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. (1868), Selena Gomez (1992), and Queen Noor of Jordan (1951).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Mike Powell ranks 11Before him are Dick Fosbury (1947), Thomas Burke (1875), Ray Ewry (1873), Bobby Morrow (1935), Wilma Rudolph (1940), and Al Oerter (1936). After him are Ellery Harding Clark (1874), Alvin Kraenzlein (1876), Irving Baxter (1876), Ronnie Coleman (1964), Eddie Eagan (1897), and Tommie Smith (1944).